SF CHRP (San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines) is a San Francisco based human rights advocacy group. Latest news and views on human rights in the Philippines.

Karapatan to Army chief Emmanuel Bautista: tell that to the marines

In response to Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Bautista, chief of the Philippine Army, Karapatan came out with a press statement calling out Gen. Bautista on his remarks about human rights abuses … Continue reading

November 6, 2012

Aquino government must exercise political will to arrest Palparan

Desaparesidos, an organization dedicated for the advocacy of the families of the “disappeared,” recently called on President Noynoy Aquino to arrest ex-general Jovito Palparan who has a warrant out for … Continue reading

November 2, 2012

Eyewitness to abduction of 2 UP students identifies soldiers as perpetrators

Ronalyn V. Olea for Bulatlat reports on the latest developments over the trail of former general Jovito Palparan’s associate staff sergeant Osorio.  Palparan is responsible for the kidnapping of UP students Karen Empeño … Continue reading

September 14, 2012

Lawyer of Palparan’s co-Accused Try to Discredit Witness for Being Human Rights Defender

Karapatan sent out a news alert regarding the co-accused of wanted (and still in hiding) general Jovito Palparan for the kidnapping of University of the Philippines students Karen Empeno and … Continue reading

September 12, 2012

Palparan still at-large as court hearings proceed

Retired general Jovito Palparan was responsible for dozens of political killings and kidnappings while he was claiming to “fight” the communist insurgency.  Despite a warrant out for his arrest he … Continue reading

September 10, 2012

Two-Million Pesos for Palparan a PR stunt?

Karapatan came out with a press statement asking the Philippine government to seriously put forth effort into finding renegade general (and former Arroyo ally) Jovito Palparan: “The reported increase to … Continue reading

August 20, 2012

“Hasten court proceedings; Arrest Butcher Palparan NOW”

Karapatan came out with a news release regarding former general Jovito Palparan who is now being sought for the murder of youth and student activists Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan: … Continue reading

August 7, 2012

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